A Supplement to Dr. Swift's Works: Containing Miscellanies in Prose and Verse, by the Dean; Dr. Delany, Dr. Sheridan, Mrs. Johnson, and Others, ... In Three Volumes. ...
J. Nichols: sold, 1779
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Стр. 428 - With all the Turns of Whigs and Tories: "Was cheerful to his dying Day, "And Friends would let him have his Way. "He gave the little Wealth he had, "To build a House for Fools and Mad: "And shew'd by one satiric Touch, "No Nation wanted it so much: "That Kingdom he hath left his Debtor, "I wish it soon may have a Better.
Стр. 261 - Pope, you agree that a regard for fame becomes a man more towards his Exit, than at his entrance into life ; and yet you confefs, that the longer you live, the more you grow indifferent about it. Your fentiment is true and natural ; your reafoning, I am afraid, is not fo upon this occafion.
Стр. 409 - An Argument, proving, that according to the Covenant of Eternal Life, revealed in the Scriptures, Man may be translated from hence into that Eternal Life, without passing through Death, although the Human Nature of Christ himself could not be thus translated till he had passed through Death ; 1703.
Стр. 423 - He's dead, you say; then let him rot; I'm glad the medals were forgot. I promis'd him, I own ; but when ? I only was the princess then ; But now as consort of the king, You know, 'tis quite another thing.
Стр. 423 - Suppose me dead; and then suppose A club assembled at the Rose; Where from discourse of this and that, I grow the subject of their chat: And, while they toss my name about, With favour some, and some without; One quite...
Стр. 427 - Who long all justice had discarded, Nor fear'd he God, nor man regarded, Vow'd on the Dean his rage to ve.nt, And make him of his zeal repent; But Heaven his innocence defends ; The grateful people stand his friends : Not strains of law, nor judges...
Стр. 425 - John's skill in state affairs, What Ormond's valour, Oxford's cares, To save their sinking country lent, Was all destroy'd by one event ; Too soon that precious life was ended On which alone our weal depended. When up a dangerous faction starts, With wrath and vengeance in their hearts...
Стр. 201 - I have told you the cause abundance of times. I had used a thousand endeavours and arguments to get you from the company and place you are in ; both on the account of your health and humour, which I thought were like to suffer very much in such an air, and before such examples.
Стр. 261 - In your letter to Pope, you agree that a regard for fame becomes a man more towards his exit, than at his entrance into life; and yet you confess that the longer you live, the more you grow indifferent about it. Your sentiment is true and natural ; your reasoning, I am afraid, is not so upon this occasion.
Стр. 203 - Bolton lived is upon a living which he keeps with the deanery ; but the place of residence for that they have given me is within a mile of a town called Trim, twenty miles from hence ; and there is no other way but to hire a house at Trim, or build one on the spot ; the first is hardly to be done, and the other I am too poor to perform at present.